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Leigham Practice Physiotherapy Team

The quality of the care you receive is only as good as the physiotherapist who is treating you, and you can have confidence in receiving consistently high quality care from our high quality team.


Sergi Casals  BSc (Hons), MCSP, M.Ost

Sergi is a multi-award winning therapist and in addition to his skills treating a wide range of common physiotherapy problems he also an interest in High Sports Performance Physiotherapy. Sergi has post-graduate qualifications and training in rehabilitation and return-to-play following injury, fascial therapy, musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound, integrative posturology and Low Level Laser Therapy.

Furthermore, Sergi is also a Masters Level Osteopath and teaches Osteopathy at the College of Osteopathy – formerly the British School of Osteopathy, and also practices Cranial Osteopathy and Craniosacral Therapy.


Alice Margetts  BSc (Hons), MCSP

Alice has considerable experience in the fields of neurological, orthopaedic and rehabilitation physiotherapy. She is currently one the Senior Physiotherapy team at King’s College Hospital, London, and treats acute problems, persistent problems and a wide variety of patients with spinal and peripheral problems.

Alice has an interest in pain relief and is also able to incorporate acupuncture techniques into her treatments, without side effects, to rapidly reduce pain, accelerate healing and promote the quickest recovery possible from injury and surgery.


Stefano Braico  MSc Ost, BSc (Hons), MCSP, MGOsC

Stefano is a highly experienced physiotherapist and also Master’s Level Osteopath with a special interest in chronic pain, musculoskeletal and sports rehabilitation. He has worked with the Italian National handball team and for 5 years with the Vertebral Column Rehabilition Centre.

Stefano is also qualified with the British Medical Acupuncture Society, integrating physiotherapy, osteopathy and medical acupuncture.


Clare Whistler  BSc (Hons), MCSP

Clare treats a wide range of adult problems in her busy senior physiotherapy role at King’s College Hospital and having worked with Wandsworth Demons Aussie Rules Football Club is certainly confident with a wide range of sports injuries.

Clare also has a special interest in Paediatric Physiotherapy and has experience treating both simple and complex childhood problems of a muscular or skeletal nature.


Lupe Alvarez  BSc (Hons), MCSP, M.Ost

In addition to her treatments for problems with sports injures, back pain and other common joint and muscle problems, Lupe has worked with children, elderly patients and patients with neurological conditions, including stroke rehab.

Lupe is also a Masters Level Osteopath from the at the University College of Osteopathy (formerly British School of Osteopathy) and is also able to provide high quality Sports Massage.



We have listed only a brief outline of the skills of our physiotherapy team, so please contact us if you have any specific problems or difficulties.